David’s Messianic Prophecy

“David’s Messianic prophecy in Psalm 110:1”
Mark 12:35-37 “in a snailshell”
Friday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

As Jesus was teaching in the temple area he said, “How do the scribes claim that the Messiah is the son of David?

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Who is the “Son of David”?

The Psalms scroll, one of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

9th Week in Ordinary Time, Friday

Mark 12:35-37

Jesus’ discourse in the temple is unintelligible unless we put on the mindset of the people who were listening. Psalm 110:1, a Messianic prophecy, was very familiar to the crowd in which David said, 

The Lord says to my lord:
“Sit at my right hand,
while I make your enemies your footstool.”

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